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Survey Says Public Backs Screenwriter Strike

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Survey Says Public Backs Screenwriter Strike

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Survey Says Public Backs Screenwriter Strike

Survey Says Public Backs Screenwriter Strike

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No new talks are planned on the screenwriters strike, but a new survey shows that the public supports the screenwriters.

Q&A: What's Behind the Hollywood Writers' Strike?

Film and television writers are going on strike, as talks have not produced a new contract between the Writers Guild of America and the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers. The writers' demands include a percentage of DVD profits, plus a cut of money from new-media distribution. NPR.org offers this explainer.

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